NorthEast Frontier Railways (NFR) has launched state-of-the-art ‘Vista Dome’ train service between Guwahati-New Haflong in Assam. The train was flagged off today by Bimal Bora, Minister of Tourism, Govt of Assam.
The Vista Dome is equipped with glass windows and a glass roof. It will provide a 360-degree view of the open sky, mountains, tunnels, bridges, hills and deep green forests to the tourists.
The trains will have a WiFi-based passenger information system, passenger entertainment system with digital display screens, automatic sliding doors, CCTV surveillance, fire alarm also.
At the flagging off ceremony of the Vista dome, MP and MLAs of the area apart from senior railway officials were present. Now tourists will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the Dooars area in the foothills of the Himalayas during the journey by this train @RailMinIndia pic.twitter.com/RHeATCUbNW— Northeast Frontier Railway (@RailNf) August 28, 2021
The train will run twice a week – on Wednesdays and Saturdays – with stops at Manderdisa and Maibong stations.
It will depart from Guwahati at 6:35 am and reach New Haflong at 11:55 am, covering a distance of 269 kms through the North Cachar Hill region. During the return journey, the train will leave New Haflong at 5 pm to reach Guwahati at 10:45 pm.
The authorities try their best to provide the passenger a luxurious journey among the natural view.